Sony Pictures has moved up the release of David Fincher‘s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo to December 20th at 7:00pm. Clearly, the studio has heard the outcry of the legion of fans who demanded that the movie be released five hours earlier than its original release date.
Hit the jump for the press release. The film stars Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Stellan Skarsgard, Robin Wright, and Christopher Plummer.Here’s the press release. It has more impact if you read it while listening to Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’ awesome score:
CULVER CITY, Calif., December 13, 2011 – Moviegoers will get a jump on one of the most highly-anticipated films of the season as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo opens one day early beginning on December 20 at 7 p.m. nationwide, it was announced today by Jeff Blake, chairman, Worldwide Marketing and Distribution for Sony Pictures. Commenting on the announcement, Blake said, “This is one of the busiest times of the year for moviegoing and we can’t wait to share this outstanding thriller with audiences all over the world. We feel that by opening for night-time shows on December 20th, fans of the book will be given the perfect opportunity to get a jump start on the release of an exceptional film.”